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What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

Degree Programs

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Master of Public Health for Health Professionals (MPH-HP)

Master of Science (MS)

Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Graduates generally assume positions in the planning, administration, and evaluation of public health programs and policies, both in the U.S. and abroad. A full list of employers and continuing education programs can be found here.

Field Studies

All students registered in the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program in Community Health Sciences are required to complete a 400 hour field experience in an appropriate setting. Settings may include hospitals, managed care organizations, government agencies or departments, community organizations, advocacy programs or other related health setting.
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Field Studies Placement

Where have CHS students been placed? Find out here.

International Health Professional Training Program

The Individualized International Health Professional Training Program (IIHP) is a six- or nine-month (two- or three-quarter) program, designed to enhance the impact of public health and medical professionals in the global field of Public Health. IIHP is for students currently enrolled in non-US professional medical or health science graduate programs, public health and medical professionals with an undergraduate degree currently employed in public health settings outside the US, and individuals residing outside the US with a strong background and interest in public health.

The training program culminates in the issuance of a Certificate of Completion in the International Health Professional Training Program specifying the trainee's area of focus.

Spring/Summer 2014 Newsletter

The Spring/Summer 2014 Newsletter is now available! In this issue:

Alumni Profile: Sara-Christine Dallain, MPH, serves and empowers the Darfuri refugee population in eastern Chad for iACT

Making a Difference: Beatriz Solis, PhD, MPH appointed interim director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Honors & Awards: CHS students were recognized at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health 2014 Honors and Awards Reception

Read the full publication: http://issuu.com/uclachs/docs/s14

Events

To view the full event timeline, please click here: http://chs.ph.ucla.edu/events

CHS in the Spotlight

Posted on July 1, 2014

Lopez was one of 58 Pat Tillman Military Scholars in recognition of of his service, leadership, and academic excellence.

Posted on May 19, 2014

Professor Steven Wallace co-authors Op-Ed in the Sacramento Bee, with Enrico Marcelli Associate Professor of Sociology at San Diego State University and Manuel Pastor, Director of the Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration at the University of Southern California.